What do you do when that shiny new job doesn’t fit?

When it’s time for a career transition, you don’t want just any job. You want something you’ll look forward to every morning. Something where you will flourish as a leader in an organization doing work you feel is important. Let’s say you land just such a job. Huzzahs all around! But then about a month … Read More

4 vital tips for working with a recruiter during your job search

Working with a recruiter is a wise move when you are seeking a new career opportunity. Recruiters seek to place highly qualified candidates in the open positions of the companies who are their clients. They know about jobs you haven’t heard of yet, and their networks reach far beyond yours. Therefore, they are well positioned … Read More

How long should you wait to hear from a recruiter?

Waiting is hard. We don’t like to wait in rush-hour traffic or for the arrival of a late flight or for the start of a vacation. Waiting has inspired songs about longing and plays about patience. It’s also an unpleasant part of the job search. At one time or another we have all asked this … Read More

How to Catch a Unicorn – or would you rather have a Secretariat?

What does a unicorn have to do with staffing? It turns out quite a bit, if you are searching for that one-in-a-million fantastic candidate. Unicorns are beautiful creatures, always white, that look just like horses except for one thing: They have one pointed horn growing from the top of their heads. They have appeared in … Read More

The bountiful benefits of hiring before the end of the year

The end of 2018 is within sight. For most businesses other than retail and hospitality, it’s time for reflection, for evaluating how the past year has gone and for planning the execution of 2019 strategies. Budgets and bottom lines get examined, and projects get wrapped up to clear the deck for the next ones. And … Read More